First Snowfall of the Winter

Gusting wind blows snow off of the roof of Horace Mann Elementary School during the first snowfall of the winter season on Thursday in Rapid City.

Here's a roundup of cancellations and closures in our area due to weather:

  • Rapid City Area Schools started two hours late today due to the winter storm. 
  • Rapid City Heat Start started two hours late; the Douglas center is closed today.
  • Douglas School District is closed today, and all school-related activities for the day are canceled. 
  • New Underwood School District is closed.
  • The Rapid City Regional Airport is open, but there are some flight delays and cancellations. Check with your airline for flight status.

Northern Hills

  • Meade School District is closed.
  • Belle Fourche schools closed and activities canceled.
  • Lead-Deadwood schools closed and activities canceled.
  • Spearfish School District closed.

Southern Hills

  • Custer School District started two hours late. 
  • Chadron State College campus is closed. Residence halls and dining services are open.

Send other cancellations/closures/postponements to news@rapidcityjournal.com

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